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Optimizing Value and Financial Management in the Context of the ITScore PPM Maturity Model

Published: 20 July 2015

ID: G00278197

Analyst(s): Lars Mieritz

Summary

To promote the maturity of the PPM function, project management office leaders must encourage growth along five dimensions: people, practices and processes, value and financial management, technology, and relationships. This research looks at the value and financial management dimension.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Level Descriptions

  • Value and Financial Management Level 1
    • Position: Track project costs and time to get a grip on the present and prepare for the future.
    • Action Items
  • Value and Financial Management Level 2
    • Position: Enhance the financial infrastructure that is in place so that full costing and benefit quantification for projects becomes possible.
    • Actions Items
  • Value and Financial Management Level 3
    • Position: Drive maturity through the portfolio perspective, making it easier to understand what investments are being made and what the expected outcomes and benefits are.
    • Action Items
  • Value and Financial Management Level 4
    • Position: Ensure that the basic aspects of financial management are in place so that value can become the focus.
    • Action Items
  • Value and Financial Management Level 5
    • Position: Drive continuous improvement through new approaches to investment decisions.
    • Action Items

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